Dahntay Jones
Dahntay Jones
Real Name/Full Name Dahntay Lavall Jones
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dahntay Jones
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 December 1980
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 198 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black (now bald)
Parents Name: Father – Larry Jones
Mother – Joanne Jones
Siblings: N/A
School: Steinert High School
College: Duke (2001 to 2003), Rutgers (1998 to 2000)
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Valeisha Butterfield Jones (m. 2011)
Kids/Children Name: Dahntay Jr. Jones and Dillon Jones
Profession: Basketball Player, Basketball Development Coach
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dahntay Lavall Jones is an American basketball player. He was a professional player for a long time, and now he is also a development coach. He trains the Los Angeles Clippers team now. Jones was the last player in the Cleveland Cavaliers of NBA, National Basketball Association. He also played for Duke and Rutgers when he was in college. There have been multiple cases where he proved how wonderful a player he is.

Well, how well do you know about Dahntay Jones? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dahntay Jones’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dahntay Jones to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jones was born on December 27th in the year 1980, in Trenton, New Jersey of the United States. His childhood was spent in Hamilton Square. He was born to Larry Jones and Joanne Jones. His father and his cousin also belonged to the basketball background and this, in turn, served as a plus point for Jones, and he got that support and guidance from them. He was a member of an African-American family and was brought up with the same culture.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dahntay Jones in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dahntay Jones’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 27 December 1980. Though, he is 6′ 6″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 225 lbs in Pound and 102kg in Kilograms.


His education started in the same place where he was born. He began his schooling at Steinert High School. This was located in the Hamilton Township itself, and he starred in academics and sports from the very beginning. This was in Mercer County, and he was there from the year 1995 to 1998. He also managed to earn mentions and titles from that very age.

From the year 1998 to 2000, he studied at Rutgers. Then he shifted to Duke, and he was there from 2001 to 2003. Both the colleges got the opportunity to see him play for the college team and get back proud by either winning or making it clear to the opponents that they are no less.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dahntay Jones With Wife Valeisha Butterfield Jones
Dahntay Jones With Wife Valeisha Butterfield Jones

Jones married Valeisha Butterfield. She was the only daughter of the Congressman from North Carolina. Hence she was the daughter of G.K. Butterfield. They are happily married, and there have been hardly any rumors about them. Later on, they were even graced with two sweet children. They are named Dahntay Jr. Jones, and the other one is Dillon Jones.

Is Dahntay Jones Gay?

He is married to Butterfield, and they are happily married with two children. So we can infer that his sexual orientation is straight. There has been no confession or rumor which suggests that he has some interest in guys, and hence he is not gay, and we can clearly conclude that.

Professional Career

Jones began his career from his school life itself. He played for both his school and his college, and thereafter, he made the authorities proud. He has played in multiple matches, and after that, he also won multiple titles and awards of honor.

Soon after some of his amazing matches, he has proudly declared the development coach for the Los Angeles team. He is still coaching many people and trying to make them even better than they can be.


  • In the year 2016, Jones won the NBA championship.
  • He also managed to earn the first-team All-ACC title in the year 2003 with his team.
  • The year 2002 and 2003 were the ones in which his team won the title of ACC All-Defensive Team.
  • In the year 1999, they won the title of Big East All-Rookie Team.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dahntay Jones in 2024

Dahntay Jones Net Worth
Dahntay Jones Net Worth

Dahntay owns a net worth of $12 million as of estimated in 2024. He is professionally skilled as a basketball player, and he is really good enough in the sport. Presently he is also the coach at a much higher level. His levels of success clearly prove that his net worth will definitely increase with time.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He played in the NBA for 13 long years and has been very successful for his respective teams.
  • After his retirement from basketball, he took classes at the Harvard Business School because he wanted to continue his education.

Dahntay Jones has always been a motivation and inspiration for basketball lovers and for his fans. He is quite into the sport and takes it pretty seriously. He is sure to contribute more to the field of basketball as he has always been doing. Apart from that, he is a good-hearted man and a great sportsperson.


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